Apparently the engine needs some maintenance. Steam is leaking from all the pipes.
A fireman-in-training on the Nevada Northern throws another shovel of coal into the belly of locomotive #40. Hearing him get feedback on the finer points of firing a 100+ year old locomotive was a... (more)
Looking down at the Keystone line that runs west out the town of Ely, Nevada Northern's 4-6-0 steam locomotive charges up the pass with a freight and passengers on a fine February evening. This wa... (more)
The clouds parted ever so briefly to reveal the Farrail.net steam charter in the "loop", awaiting overtaking by a regular service train. This station is at 1615 metres (5298 feet) above... (more)
Nevada Northern #40 steams out of the engine house while #93 waits her turn in the adjacent stall.
Nevada Northern #40 steams across Steptoe Creek as the rising sun peeks through her drivers. This was the last day of the annual winter photo charter put on by the railroad.
The train has reached Idalgashinna. This station is located at an altitude of 1615 meters above sea level.
Does anybody want a "smoked tea" ? Steam train running through the famous Sri Lankan (Ceylon) tea plantations near Nanu Oya.
#213 has reached the Lion's Mouth on its way to Kadugannawa. This tunnel was named after the overhanging rock shown here, which appears to resemble the open mouth of a roaring lion.
Steam and a nice beach at Mount Lavinia. What else do you need to be happy?
Broad gauge steam in the Sri Lankan mountains.
#213 is resting in the Colombo Dematagoda shed. The next morning, the loco will start its one week trip to Babulla hauling the Farrail charters.